COVID-19

Stanford Campus Conversation stresses pandemic perseverance

During Monday’s Campus Conversation, the president and provost encouraged perseverance in light of a COVID-19 surge as they updated the Stanford community on pandemic responses, winter quarter plans and efforts to advance diversity and inclusion.

Computer model can predict COVID-19’s spread

A study of how 98 million Americans move around each day suggests that most infections occur at “superspreader” sites that put people in contact for long periods, and details how mobility patterns help drive higher infection rates among minority and low-income populations.

Microlab tests for COVID-19 in 30 minutes

Using “lab on a chip” technology, Stanford engineers have created a microlab half the size of a credit card that can detect COVID-19 in just 30 minutes.

What’s a virus?

A virus called SARS-CoV-2 is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the globe. But what is a virus?